Col­lege calls for a quicker re­sponse

The Oban Times - - News -

THE NHS is fail­ing to move re­sources to ru­ral High­land ar­eas fast enough to deal with the needs of older peo­ple, ac­cord­ing to a re­port by the Royal Col­lege of Nurs­ing pub­lished on Tues­day.

More money for com­mu­nity ser­vices, in­creased sup­port for ad­vanced nurse prac­ti­tion­ers and bet­ter use of tech­nol­ogy by clin­i­cians will be re­quired to tackle the fu­ture care needs of older pa­tients, it con­cluded.

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